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Population in 2012: 2,038 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 

Males: 1,112  (54.6%)
Females: 926  (45.4%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38827, 38838, 38847.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,163 (it was $29,702 in 2000)
Belmont:

$30,163
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,314

Belmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,163 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Belmont:

$84,163
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $111,716; Detached houses: $111,716

Median gross rent in 2012: $473.

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  • White alone - 1,759 (87.0%)
  • Hispanic - 235 (11.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.10%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belmont: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), German (15.5%), United States (8.9%), English (7.4%), Dutch (3.9%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/22/1908

Land area: 4.72 square miles.

Population density: 432 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Belmont:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont town:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

239 residents are foreign born

This town:  11.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Belmont, Mississippi as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Belmont to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $447 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $270 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (70.0 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (105.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (507.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Golden, MS (1.4 miles ), Red Bay, AL (2.5 miles ), Tishomingo, MS (3.0 miles ), Paden, MS (3.3 miles) , Vina, AL (3.6 miles ), Marietta, MS (3.9 miles ), Tremont, MS (4.4 miles ), Belgreen, AL (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 88.21 W

Area code: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+18.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Belmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the Belmont town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 11/4/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the town center injured 16 people.

Earthquake activity:

Belmont-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Belmont center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Belmont center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tishomingo County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Belmont:

  • HEART TO HEART HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 278 HIGHWAY 366)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:

  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • RED BAY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 5 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • RED BAY NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RED BAY, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Belmont, MS

Airports located in Belmont:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 20 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,616)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 24 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 34 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 72 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 73 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 79 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)

Public high school in Belmont:

Private high school in Belmont:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: HIGHWAY 25 N; Grades: PK - 12)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • United States Postal Service 363 2nd St Belmont MS 38827-9998 Full service for all your mailing needs. Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm /1:00pm-4:00pm Saturday: 10:00am-12:00pm Sundays and Holidays: Closed

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Notable location: Belmont Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Belmont include: Belmont Methodist Church (A), Belmont Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Park in Belmont: Belmont Blue Springs Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Tishomingo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Belmont, MS

Belmont compared to Mississippi state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Belmont (2011 data):

  • Community Spirit Bank: Spirit Bank Branch at 342 Second Street, branch established on 1999/01/25. Info updated 2012/01/11: Bank assets: $112.6 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, headquarters in Red Bay, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • First American National Bank: Belmont Main Branch at 362 Second Street, branch established on 1969/05/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $234.0 mil, Deposits: $203.4 mil, headquarters in Iuka, MS, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Belmont travel time to work - commute


Belmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Belmont town (based on Tishomingo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.13%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents59.7%17.8%10.5%4.0%3.6%
Congregations34.7%24.0%13.3%8.0%6.7%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.9%0.7%0.3%0.3%0.2%
Congregations4.0%1.3%1.3%1.3%5.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Tishomingo County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Tishomingo County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Tishomingo County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tishomingo County:

27.5%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,403$32,4180$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$7,086
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,219
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,504$27,0080$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,276
Parks and Recreation 3$6,201$24,8040$0
Water Supply 2$5,997$35,9820$0
Gas Supply 3$6,644$26,5760$0
Totals for Government 16$37,749$28,3129$10,581


5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alcorn County, MS  0.85% ($24,706 average AGI)
from Itawamba County, MS  0.58% ($25,629)
from Prentiss County, MS  0.42% ($26,480)


5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alcorn County, MS  1.25% ($24,413 average AGI)
to Itawamba County, MS  0.53% ($27,469)
to Franklin County, AL  0.50% ($23,767)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRMG (1430 AM; 1 kW; RED BAY, AL; Owner: JIMMY R. PYLE)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:

  • W258AA (99.5 FM; RED BAY, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. TIFFIN)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belmont:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Belmont, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Belmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belmont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 209 W Main St (Lat: 34.507306 Lon: -88.212000), Call Sign: KNAQ241, Licensee ID: L00122321
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/1996, Expiration Date: 02/12/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2001
    Registrant: Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS 38827, Phone: (601) 454-7705

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6306Q , Serial Number: 670399, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1967
    Registrant (Individual): David Dean Ii Deaton, Po Box 696, Belmont, MS 38827
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP 390 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-2A (2300 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 69SB , Serial Number: RB-242, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): N69sb LLC, 20 Airport Rd, Belmont, MS 38827


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Belmont


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belmont, MS

Most common first names in Belmont, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4871.3 years
William3574.2 years
John1975.9 years
Mary1975.1 years
Robert1270.4 years
Thomas1078.4 years
Annie985.0 years
Myrtle885.0 years
Charles861.4 years
Ethel778.6 years
Most common last names in Belmont, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Credille1874.0 years
Harris1581.6 years
Sparks1469.7 years
Moore1480.9 years
Pounders1375.1 years
Byram1376.7 years
Johnson1374.0 years
Clark1374.1 years
Martin1269.2 years
Pharr1169.9 years

Businesses in Belmont, MS

  • AT&T: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1

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